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Friday
Aug222008

Too busy to blog right now?

Holy Snapping Duck Do! I just got a bajillion whiny emails saying I have not updated this since last year... You would not believe that my hands were chopped off and I was waiting for bionic ones. Apologies to my regular readers! Even the little blue ones!.

I am flat out like a lizard drinking with setting fire to people wearing Crocs, homeschooling five children, just generally being an embarrassment to my employer, my day is a magical flight from midday to I feel like going to bed. I am avoiding recapture. it will be fun fun fun till they take my TBird away.

I totally promise I won't blog until the next time booze prices go up and I have to get sober for a while. Sincerest apologies.

What do you mean you don't believe me?.

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Oh, with an expression like "flat out like a lizard drinking it could only have come from our friends down under. Somebody needs to explain that expression to me.

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I happen to know a bit about lizards, having dated several over the years. Flat out like a lizard drinking means lying as flat and close to the ground as possible and not moving. Frilled lizards in the outback do this because as cold blooded reptiles, their body temperature moves up and down with the temperature of their environment. You will often find them under rocks, trees, and other shade sources flattened out as far as they can to pick up the coolness from the ground. As far as the drinking goes, water sources are few and far between, and often found in the shade. So flat out like a lizard drinking means lying very still, not moving, but still able to take nourishment - exhausted.

I agree with setting fire to Crocs. What started out as sensible shoes for gardening and otherwise mucky activities has turned into a trendy fashion statement. Everyone wears them, appropriately or not. If Barak Obama shows up wearing them at the Democratic Convention, I'm voting for McCain.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMary

Mary,

You'd have made an excellent reference librarian! And I mean that as high praise.

Thanks!

Doug

Or were you just making this up? In that case, you would have made a great tech director.

August 27, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDoug Johnson

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